burp gun


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burp gun

n.
A lightweight portable submachine gun.

burp gun

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) slang US an automatic pistol or submachine gun

burp′ gun`


n.
Slang. a submachine gun.
[1940–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.burp gun - a fully automatic pistolburp gun - a fully automatic pistol; a small submachine gun
submachine gun - machine gun that is a portable automatic firearm
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burp gun

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The burp gun - firing 900 rounds a minute - missed, blowing up dirt all around him.
Known also as either the Carl Gustav or M45(B), this 9X19mm Parabellum burp gun was developed in 1944 by the Carl Gustav Gevarsfaktori (subsequently referred to as Forsvarets Fabroksverk or FFV-The National Defense Industries) in Eskiltuna Sweden.
When he was being beaten by the butt of a burp gun, the weapon went off, killing the guard commander.
A Chinaman with a burp gun entered the bunker, captured the five and took them to the base of the hill on the way back to enemy lines.
He was later made to stand to attention, for hours, and when he complained was beaten by the Chinese guard commander with the butt of a burp gun, which, incidentally, went off and killed the guard.